Support Worker

Posted 9 October by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
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Support Worker needed for Relief Shifts in Gloucestershire and surrounding areas

Your new company

You will be working with a wide range of supported housing organisations supporting service users with complex needs towards independence. You will be working with a wide range of service users including homelessness, mental health, substance misuse, young people and ex-offenders. This is a brilliant opportunity for you to build up your current skills and learn new ones in a varied environment.

Your new role

As a support worker you will be working with a wide range of service users with complex needs including mental health, substance misuse, homelessness and domestic violence. As a support worker you will be offered a variety of shifts including weekends, waking nights, sleep overs and days, having the opportunity to work as and when you want. As a support worker you will be working with a wide age range from 18 years and older. You will be providing them with accommodation advice, supporting them with rent, tenancy management and sustaining their tenancy. You will be managing a case load of service users, promoting move on and independence. As a support worker you will engage with your case-load and encourage engagement with their local community to help them move onto independent living.

What you'll need to succeed

To be a successful support worker previous working knowledge in supported housing and working with complex service users is essential. To be successful you must be able to communicate effectively, be confident in lone working and supporting service users towards independence.

What you'll get in return

Not only are you offered a competitive hourly rate but you also be given allocation to your mileage, free car parking at a selection of schemes and a free DBS. You will also be making a difference to service users lives, promoting independence and making a real difference to your local community. This is an excellent opportunity if you are looking for flexible working with the opportunity to work as and when you want, this is great if you are looking to fit this role around current commitments or are looking to work with a wide range of different services.

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Required skills

  • Support Worker
  • Project Worker
  • Floating Support
  • Permanent
  • Temporary
  • Housing Support
  • Youth Support Worker
  • Relief Support Worker
  • Young People Support
  • Relief Worker

Reference: 36319014

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